National environmental officials are considering how to regulate a chemical found in Georgia’s environment called perchlorate. Researchers met in Savannah last week as part of the Georgia Environmental Conference and say, there are hundreds of similar “emerging” compounds, concerning but lacking science to deem them dangerous.
A bill allowing the Georgia Board of Pharmacy to conduct physical and mental evaluations of pharmacists takes effect Friday. The Board of Pharmacy will also have more authority to investigate license applicants. Georgia currently has a shortage of pharmacists.